The table below looks at the statistics for MS Exchange skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 34 21 22
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 2 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.73% 5.88% 4.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.65% 24.19% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 3
Average daily rate
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£120 £375 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-68.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £311
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.87 £16.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-2.36% +4.83%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Slough region.

Application Platforms Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
43 62 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 15.75% 24.31% 18.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 36 15
Average daily rate £296 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.13% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £220 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £475 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +26.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Exchange across the Slough region.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in Slough

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange across the Slough region.

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough region citing MS Exchange also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Exchange.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (25.00%) MCTS
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) ISDN
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough region citing MS Exchange also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Exchange. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (25.00%) Lync
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (25.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) ISDN
1 1 (25.00%) VoIP
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) DMZ
1 1 (25.00%) RTP
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Network Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCTS
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) CNE
1 1 (25.00%) Novell Certification
1 1 (25.00%) CCVP
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Hitachi
2 1 (25.00%) Lotus
2 1 (25.00%) VMware